Changing Places news

We want a Changing Place at the Show

The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event, held over 11 spectacular days in September at Melbourne Showgrounds. The 2016 Royal Melbourne Show will take place from Saturday 17 until Tuesday 27 September 2016.  Conducted...

Changing Place wins loo of the year award

A ‘Changing Places’ toilet for people with high care needs was named ‘Australia’s Best Bathroom Facility’ at the 2016 Total Facilities conference. Maroondah City Council took out the accolade for its Changing Places facility at Ringwood Lake Park. “My son has cerebral...

NSW ‘Lift and Change’ trial launch

On Monday 4th April the NSW government announced ‘Lift and Change’ a state-wide initiative to build appropriate toilet facilities for individuals with high care needs who cannot use regular accessible bathrooms. The Lift & Change Facility Trial is run by the NSW...

Changing Places in the media

Radio National – Life Matters (8th April 2015) – Changing Rooms

Berwick Leader (1st April 2015) – Mum’s Facebook video of struggle to change disabled daughter on toiler floor goes viral

Bridge Magazine Autumn 2015 – Changing Places: Toilets for adults with severe disabilities

Illawara Mercury (29th January 2015) – Nowra Aquatic Centre to install toilet for profoundly disabled

South Coast Register (20th January 2015) – Nowra first in NSW with special change room

Berwick Leader (6th January 2015) – Narre Warren pair fronts national campaign for better public toilet facilities to cater to disabled

SBS (31st December 2014) – Most public toilets inaccessible to people with disabilities

The Illawarra Mercury (18th November 2014) – Progress on toilet plea

The Age (2nd October 2014) – Australia’s most accessible loo opens in Ringwood (video)

The Age (4th September 2014) – Listen to ACD CEO Elizabeth McGarry being interviewed on Changing Places

The Age (4th September 2014) – Loo bewdy: new bathrooms mark clean getaway from toilet ‘horror’

For media information on Changing Places please contact May Ng on 0420 733 429 or mayn@acd.org.au